A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

kaen Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.8 0 0 0 157.2 0 0
Number of occurrences110 0 0 11 0 0
Number of authors2 2

Occurrences of kaen in Corpus

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Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
I dunna kaen fu hit began raelly, bit der
ta come aboard. Weel we didna kaen whit state he wis in, so I cl
2 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
. Whin I gaeng tae a meetin I kaen Ah'm wrought herder dan aabod
n da list o competitors, an I kaen dem aa, kis we're been compee
w fur da idder competitors. I kaen fine weel der watchin me, siz
y I shoulda telt her, I dunna kaen. Sometin lik dat knocks da wi
sorry!' shö says. 'Du doesna kaen. I should nivver a said onyth
6 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
s a dialect tui, bit as we aa kaen, dat’s no whit we mean whin
aboot ‘dialect’. An as we kaen, i da public concept o da wir
n "dialect strategy." I dunna kaen if dis phrases cam fae Alex o
3 matches

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